What Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?
AUGUST 10, 2017
Established in 2008 and based at the University of Michigan, it has grown to include 128 member institutions, according to its executive director, Mike Furlough. And print-disabled users can use assistive technologies to read scanned books that might otherwise be difficult if not impossible to find in accessible formats. Without Google’s backing and technological abilities, a resource like HathiTrust would have been much harder to create, she says. “We